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The Friendly Farmer

A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
+44 1636 612461
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in for a snack not very clean the ladies toilet had no water to wash with the food was average at best.the cook came out with the food and his clothes needed cleaning shall not go there again

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've visited here quite a few times now. Good things; a generous amount of bacon in the bacon sandwich. The cheese scone was lovely Bad things; my hot chocolate was very watery, not enough milk. Husbands generous helping of bacon needed a bit more cooking,...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on the way home but found it difficult to find the entrance when coming from the Newark direction. Had to go down the dual carriage way and then come back. Didn't see any signs. Slow service when only ordering a scone and cappuccino...More

Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Farmer's Wife is the smaller version of the 'Herdsman' which is an all day breakfast. Must say it was very good. The food was fresh and tasty and the coffee was good. Coffee and toast included in the price. It is a large place,...More

Thank HammyWoodfordGreen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been visiting this place for several years now. Food ok but 'The gents ' is about 50 years old and looks it! Last year we had a sign offering apologies and promising an update. Now that has disappeared. Also one hand drier has been...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am reviewing this as someone who was travelling from Norfolk to Yorkshire alone with her 14 month old. We'd been travelling on the A47 and the A17 for hours and the journey had worn thin for my baby quite a while before we stopped....More

Thank baileyhawke
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were regular Sunday dinner patrons until this month. The food has recently been very cold. There seems to be no steam rising from the heaters. Most the staff are friendly but a few of the recent new staff put hardly any food on the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stopped here for breakfast and were very pleased. The service was quick and we had a tasty cooked meal with tea. It is also a shop selling things like souvenirs of the air base and a fine selection of local cakes and pastries. I...More

Thank sandraclaire
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Called for afternoon tea. No cakes on display. Tables and floor dirty. Cups dirty when they arrived. No apology. Won't bother again

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped off the A1 for lunch. The staff member who took my order looked and sounded like she didn't want to be there. Ordered a jacket potato with tuna: big mistake. No issue with the potatoes being pre cooked and warmed up, but this one...More

Thank adamwhu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A46, A17, A1 Roundabout, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent NG24 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 612461
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